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I believe this refers to the Harlequin romance series which sets stories at NASCAR. The publisher also sponsors dating seminars at the races, and both the author and the driver featured in the books make appearances.
Harlequin also publishes manga adaptations of their prose novels, and imports them via Dark Horse.
Simon Rex as a pit crew attaché?
If Harkequin can do the kind of work they do with comics as they do with novels (which is really top notch) then I’m all for them.
This reminds me of old short lived golden age titles like Cowboy Romances. Western readers didn’t like them, nor did the romance readers.
There are many subgenres in romance fiction: ranch/farm, single parent, supernatural, gothic, historical, humorous, superhero (Julie Kenner), erotic…
Though not bestsellers, they sell nicely, have a fan following, and offer an escape from the every day. Kinda like comics…
Looks like Joe Bob Briggs to me, Tag.
This is a joke. Tell me this is a joke. My mind may be irreparably damaged, otherwise.
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